The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing SLA 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.87% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 29.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.88%
SLA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.59% 9.77% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £378 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.43% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £319 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £400 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SLA
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SLA across the Chester region.

SLA Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SLA
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SLA across the Chester region.

SLA Hourly Rate Trend in Chester